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Questions 540: Serials in Disguise

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Robert asks: “”How does one manage arcs over the course of an episodic series, without turning it into a serial?”

Resources Mentioned
Brooklyn 99, Fox/NBC tv series
Coupling, BBC series
Bosch, Amazon series based on the Bosch novel series by Michael Connelly
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Color of Magic (Discworld #1) by Terry Pratchett
Decoder Ring Theater
And Then She Was Gone by J. Daniel Sawyer, book 1 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries

Questions 232: Mid-Point Reveals

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Caine asks:
“In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the mid-point reveal works really well. Is this just a stroke of luck, or a deliberate choice? Can one use the mid-point reveal strategically?”

Resources mentioned:

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (BluRay Collection)   (DVD)

Jewel of the Nile